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George Walden : China : A Wolf at the Door ? London, Gibson Square, 2008.

There is a ton of books now hitting the stands about China, each peddling its own version of China as a country in transformation to becoming, variously, an 800 pound guerilla on the world stage, a member of the democratic … Continue reading

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Mao: The Unknown Story, by Jung Chang, Jon Halliday

There can be no doubt that all future historians of Mao Tse-tung, the founder of the People’s Republic of China, will have to come to terms with this giant boulder of a book. In it, Mao is given no quarter, … Continue reading

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